Internet of Things Market in China 2012

Report Summary

The Internet of Things Market in China is part of Netscribes' Information Technology Industry Series reports. The market will be boosted by the huge industry applications coupled with widespread adoption of internet in China.

The report begins with the definition of Internet of Things (IoT) and its key characteristics followed by a basic structure of IoT. A clear distinction between Internet and IoT is also demonstrated followed by an illustration on the network and evolution of IoT alongwith its everyday applications.

The market overview section provides the domestic market size and growth potential of IoT for the period 2010-2020. Furthermore, the report identifies major IoT hubs alongwith those cities having strong growth potential in the context of IoT in China. In addition, the report delves into the sectors of focus having IoT relevance in China followed by the advantages and disadvantages of IoT.

Key factors driving the growth of IoT market in China include industry applications, rise in use of smartphones, widespread usage of internet, cost reduction, infrastructural advantage, and supply and demand drive.

The report finds that Chinese industries using mature sensor technologies will boost the domestic IoT market. China had witnessed intense IoT applications in the domains such as ITS, smart manufacturing, agriculture, smart grid and healthcare. Smartphones sales in china is estimated to rise to 137 mn units by the end of 2012 while internet population in China is estimated to rise by 17% during 2007-15 which will further drive the domestic IoT market. Inverse relation between price of sensing and use of sensory devices attracts clients to use more sensing applications. China's IoT market is also driven by its infrastructural advantage coupled with strong supply and demand cues.

Players operating in the market also face challenges which are impeding their development and growth. Major challenges identified in the report include lack of unified standards, safety & privacy concerns, high application cost, and lack of understanding IoT.

The report finds that lack of unified standards in China's IoT market hinders the industrial cooperation. Furthermore, privacy protection must cover technical solutions, as well as regulatory, market-based and socio-ethical consideration as security concerns increases among consumers. High costs of sensors or RFID tags coupled with lack of understanding of IoT impedes growth prospects.

The report highlights key initiatives taken by the China Central Government and China's Ministry of Finance for the development of domestic IoT market. The section also provides a layout of the IoT investment focus according to the 12th Five Year Plan of China.

Key trends in the IoT market include industry growth led by applications, emerging integrated platforms and emerging business models. Major partnerships taken place during 2010-12 in the China's IoT market are also included in the report.

The competition section outlays the competitive landscape of the IoT market in China briefing about the domestic and foreign players existing in the market. This section provides a three dimensional analysis of key players' revenues, profits and market capitalization. The report also features brief profiles of major domestic and foreign players in the market with a snapshot of their corporation, financial performance, business highlights and their product portfolio, providing an insight into the existing competitive scenario. 

Key takeaway section summarizes the entire market in terms of opportunities, trends and challenges persisting in the IoT market in China.

Table of content

Table of Contents
Page 1: Executive Summary
Page 2-3: Internet of Things (IoT) - Introduction
Page 4: Internet vs Internet of Things (IoT)
Page 5: Evolution of Internet of Things (IoT) 
Page 6: Internet of Things (IoT) Network in China 
Page 7: Internet of Things (IoT) Everyday Applications 
Market Overview 
Page 8: Domestic Internet of Things Market - Market Overview, Market Size and Growth
Page 9: IoT Hubs of China
Page 10: Comparison in Sector Focus by IoT Market in China
Page 11: IoT Market Environment in China
Drivers & Challenges
Page 12: Summary 
Page 13-14: Industry Applications
Page 15: Rise in Use of Smartphones
Page 16: Widespread Usage of Internet
Page 17: Cost Reduction 
Page 18: Infrastructural Advantage and Supply and Demand Drive
Page 19: Lack of Unified Standards
Page 20: Safety & Privacy Concerns
Page 21: High Application Cost and Lack of Understanding
Government Initiatives
Page 22: IoT Development Plan in China
Page 23: Initiatives by China's Central Government and China's Ministry of Finance 
Page 24-25: IoT investment focus under China's 12th Five Year Plan 
Page 26-27: IoT Standards in China 
Page 28-30: IoT Initiatives by China's Provincial Government 
Page 31: Smart City Action Plan for Shanghai (2011-2013)
Initiatives by Companies 
Page 32-33: Initiatives by Companies 
Page 34: Summary
Page 35-36: Industry Growth Led by Applications
Page 37: Emerging Integrated Platforms
Page 38: Emerging Business Models
Page 39: China and Japan Business Alliance on the IoT
Page 40: EU-China IoT Cooperation
Page 41: IoT Related Partnerships during 2010 - 2012
Page 42: Major Players in China's IoT Value Chain
Page 43: Major Players
Page 44: Major Domestic Public Companies - Summary - Bubble Chart based on revenue, net income and market capitalization
Page 45: Major Domestic Public Companies - Summary -Ranking Chart based on revenue and net income
Page 46-51: Profile of Major Domestic Public Players in the Internet of Things Market
China Telecom Corp. Ltd.
ZTE Corporation 
Page 52-78: Profile of Major Foreign Public Players in the Internet of Things Market
China Mobile Limited 
China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited 
International Business Machines Corp. 
Infineon Technologies AG
Oracle Corporation
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 
Page 79-80: Profile of Major Foreign Private Players in the Internet of Things Market
Giesecke Devrient Gmbh 
Key Takeaway
Page 81: Key Takeaways

Page 82-83: Appendix